CARES Highlight Video, Tom Pospichal, Mosaic Sod

What started out as a simple 5- acre experiment to transition reclaimed land into a agricultural operation has grown into more than 300 acres of reclaimed land now being used for a productive and environmentally- friendly sod operation! Produced by our friends at Paradigm Production Studios, this video highlights the story of Tom Pospichal and how he and his team are …

Okaloosa Father and Son Recognized for Environmental Leadership

Crestview, Fla. Two Okaloosa-based cotton and peanut farmers were honored for their environmental stewardship with a County Alliance for Responsible Environmental Stewardship (CARES) award on Sept. 11 at the Crestview Community Center.  The recipients honored were James and Nick Marshall, of Marshall Farms.  The father and son duo own one of the most advanced agricultural operations in Northwest Florida.  Click here to read the full press release.  

Santa Rosa Farm Families Recognized for Environmental Leadership

Jay, Fla. Three Santa Rosa-based farmers and ranchers were honored for their environmental stewardship with a County Alliance for Responsible Environmental Stewardship (CARES) award on Sept. 6 at the Jay Civic Center. Recipients honored were Alan Edwards of Alan Edwards Farms, Tyler Brown of Brown Farms and Trent Mathews of Sweet Season Farms. Click here to read the full press release.

A Membership That CARES!

CARES Membership Video from Florida Farm Bureau Federation on Vimeo. Florida Farm Bureau Federation and its members work daily to protect Florida’s precious natural resources. Our members answer the call to steward the land in order to improve water quality and preserve the land for generations to come! Caring for the land and environment is engrained in their family traditions and …

What is a buffer?

Buffers improve water quality by intercepting and slowing runoff. When a buffer becomes an integral part of any landscape, it “catches” and filters out pollutants and also offers important resources, like clean water, to the surrounding environment. To learn more about buffers in agriculture read this short EDIS publication from UF IFAS Solutions: https://bit.ly/2vQiQj1

August is Water Quality Month!

As the summer season winds down and we prepare for our children to head back to school, we reminisce on all of the fun memories spent in the water!  We are fortunate to have a plethora of beaches, lakes, and springs in Florida to enjoy.  Our farmers and ranchers enjoy them as well with their families and is why they care about …

Speedling CARES Highlight Video

This Farm CARES is excited and proud to tell Speedling Incorporated’s story of environmental stewardship through this highlight video! Produced by our friends at Paradigm Production Studios, this video highlights the investment Speedling makes in their operation to protect the environment long- term! Enjoy learning why Speedling CARES! #ThisFARMCARES Speedling from Florida Farm Bureau Federation on Vimeo. Speedling PDF Profile